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Job opportunity: KTP Associate Researcher in Insect Nutrition and Production

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Monkfield Nutrition Ltd and the University of Nottingham, School of Biosciences creates an exciting opportunity to undertake and manage this project in a rapidly emerging area of nutrition and agriculture research.   With appropriate training and support, the successful applicant will lead and manage this research project aimed...
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Insects as the food of the future

As the human population grows, it is critical that the drain on the planet’s resources be lessened by decreasing consumption of animal protein. According to two panel discussions on June 23 and 24 at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)  Annual Meeting & Food Expo®  in New Orleans, insects are a promising, economically viable alternative source of high quality protein...
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Large-scale edible insect farming needed to ensure global food security

The large-scale production of edible insects is unavoidable in order to continue feeding the ever-increasing global population and providing them with enough animal protein. Insect farming can be compared with mini livestock farming. It is environmentally friendly, does not require much land and produces high-quality nutrients. Furthermore, as a new sector of the food industry, it will...
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